Analyst Ratings for NCI Building Systems Inc. (NCS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering NCI Building Systems Inc. (NYSE:NCS) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for NCS last month.

5 analysts declared NCS a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

NCS was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 22, implying potential capital gains of 21.21 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 18, implying a possible loss of -0.83 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -19.21 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.55 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of NCS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 19.34 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. NCS has a PEG ratio of 1.09.

In the last 52-weeks, NCS has achieved a high of 18.60 and a low of 13.80. Today's price is 31.52 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.42 percent below the high. NCS has a P/E ratio of 21.1. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NCS value stock report compares NCS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.27 billion. NCS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.